• Noche Mexicana

    Join Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts &
    El Comité Mexicano Cívico Patriótico de San Francisco on

    Friday, September 16th
    6:00pm - 10:00pm

    Dance the night away!
    Food.
    Drinks.
    Live Entertainment.
    Rebozo Contest.
    Vendors.
    Art Exhibit!

    Free Family Event!!!

    Viva Mexico!

    6:00 - 6:15: Danza Azteca
    6:15- 6:45: Mariachi Nueva Generacion Juvenil
    6:45-7:00: Consul General de Mexico en San Francisco Remedios Gomez Arnau
    7:00-7:30: Pablo Jimenez y su Ballet Folklorico
    7:30-7:35: Assessor Joaquin Torres
    7:35-7:50: Laura San Pablo

    Food and Beverages for Sale.

    Grateful to Our Sponsor:

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  • Teatro para todos: La Normalidad no existe

     La Normalidad No Existe

    Teatro Para Todos – La Normalidad no existe: Historias de una pandemia

    • Domingo 26 de Junio, 12 p.m.
    • Totalmente en Español
    • Donación Voluntaria

    La pobreza, el hacinamiento, la falta de papeles, la injusticia laboral, y el peso de nuestros dolores no pueden ser normales.

    Con estas historias de pandemia, lloramos, sanamos y encontramos esperanza en cada uno de nosotros para seguir andando... aquíestamos... y no nos vamos!

    Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts

    2868 Mission Street, San Francisco

    www.missionculturalcenter.org

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  • Los Niños Perdidos

    • Viernes 24 de junio, 2022 a las 7 pm

    Los Niños perdidos es una historia de inocencia y maldad acerca de tres "pinches chamacos" que no tienen límites, producto de la violencia familiar y de una sociedad que los margina, que no les da ningún valor y que por su falta de atención ha creado pequeños monstruos que expresan su desazón con un sentido del humor, de crueldad y a través de lo único que les da poder en esta odisea: una pistola.

    Los Niños Perdidos (The Lost Children) is a story of innocence and evil about tres pinches chamacos, who have no limits, product of family violence and a society that marginalizes them. That…

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    Los Niños Perdidos
  • End of Semester Show

    • Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 12pm to 2pm
    • Theater (1st Floor)
    • $5 Admission

    Join us for our End of Semester Show as our teachers and their students showcase the diverse classes held at the center!

    Participating Instructors

      • Mission Gráfica Printmaking Studio
      • Hector Lugo – Kids Drumming
      • Graciela Acedo – Ballet
      • Armando Ibarra – Capoeira
      • Pablo Jimenez – Mexican Folklórico
      • Metzi Henriquez & Jose Rivera – Afrosamba
      • Suzanne Cortez – Orquesta Del Barrio
      • Lydia & Juan De Dios Soto – Carnaval Dance Class

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    End Of Semester Show Saturday June 18
  • Tehuana – Diego Huerta Photography

    • Closing Weekend: Friday, July 22nd - 24th, 2022
    • $5 Admission to Screening
    • Gallery Admission *free
    • Tehuana Documentary Screening Times:
        • Friday, July 22 - 7PM
        • Saturday, July 23 - 2PM
        • Sunday, July 24 - 2PM

    Join us for the final weekend of Diego Huerta Photography: Indigenous Colors, Beauty, and Tradition. This is your last chance to view the beautiful documentary, Tehuana, in our historic theater!

    Limited spaces available for Opening Reception and screening. We encourage you to reserve your space early.

    ¡Únase a nosotros para la proyección y recepción de apertura de Tehuana! Diego Huerta Fotografía. Colores, Belleza y Tradición…

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  • La Vida es un Carnaval: Carnaval Memorabilia

    Closing Reception & Video Release Party

    • Sunday, June 12, 2022 from 5 to 8pm
    • Historic Theater and Gallery

    The parade may be over but the celebration continues!!

    MCCLA's after-Carnaval video release party will be happening during the closing of the Carnaval exhibit. We will watch the making of our contingent and the parade performance. There will be food, dancing and drinks. Please come in costume and run the routine one more time!

    If you didn't participate in the contingent this year, wear a costume from a previous year.

    Carnaval Memorabilia

    MCCLA has been a part of Carnaval San Francisco since its inception in 1979 when some of MCCLA’s instructors were involved in its planning. Carnaval San…

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    La Vida es un Carnaval: Carnaval Memorabilia. Opening: May 21st from 5 to 8 pm. Closing: June 12th from 5 to 8 pm.
  • The Intimacy Of Tango: Full Circle Trio & Eduardo Y Valentina

    Featuring Full Circle Trio (Jack Van Geem, Robert Wright, and Raymond Froehlich) and the sensational tango dance duo, Eduardo Caballero and Valentina Leal from Valparaíso, Chile.

    Caballero and Leal Will host a beginning tango workshop on May 21 at 5:30 PM at MCCLA. The workshop is free for audience members.

    May 19, 2022 at 7:00 PM at the Joe Goode Annex
    May 20, 2022 at 7:00 PM at the Joe Goode Annex
    (401 Alabama Street, SF)

    May 21, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
    May 21, 2022 at 7:00 PM at Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
    (2868 Mission Street, SF)

    $20 General, $10 Student.

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    The Intimacy Of Tango: Full Circle Trio & Eduardo Y Valentina
  • Love Will Keep us Together

    Join us at the historic landmark Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts Gallery on Friday, June 10th from 6-9pm for Closing Reception that honors and centers Black, Indigenous, BIPOC, Two Spirit, Trans, Queer Community 'Cultura Cura' Artivists. Come see artwork that heals and bridges the queering process of artists from New York, Florida, Los Angeles, Modesto, Oakland, Sacramento, Woodland, West Sacramento, Vallejo and the beloved SF Mission District. Curated by Jennifer Andrea Porras.

    This exhibit celebrates the in person return and gathering of LGBTQIA individuals and supporters who have remained together through the challenges and losses experienced during the last two years of the pandemic.

    El Amor nos mantendra junto

    Esta exhibición celebra el regreso en…

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    Love Will Keep Us Together. Opening Reception: May 21st from 5 to 8 pm. Main Gallery. Closing Reception June 10th from 6 to 9 pm.
  • Mauricio Santos: Celebrate a Lifetime

    • Friday, May 20, 2022 from 6 pm to 9 pm
    • Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission St, San Francisco CA

    Mauricio Santos was born in El Salvador and migrated to San Francisco in the early 1960s. He graduated from Balboa High School and attended CCSF in 1968 and graduated from SF State College in 1970. He was known as “el gordo”, and had a jovial and vibrant personality, and was known for his sense of humor and his perennial smile. Mauricio enjoyed life to the fullest.

    He was a member of the Palmetto Museum collective that worked with other community arts organizations to create the Mission Cultural Center in 1977. He was a very active volunteer at…

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    Mauricio Santos: Celebrate a Lifetime. Friday, May 20, 2022 from 6 pm to 9 pm. Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission St, San Francisco CA.